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Seriously, Tony?! 5 ways the Abbott government’s war on renewables is an attack on...

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 15 July, 2015

The Abbott government’s latest move isn’t just an attack on renewable energy – it’s an attack on Australians around the country.   Image found on Imgur Over the last few days, newspapers, environmental organisations and people around the world...

Can’t flush this: 5 things you need to stop flushing down your toilet right now

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 14 July, 2015

When you flush things down the toilet – they don’t just disappear. Here are 5 things we need to stop flushing down the toilet right now for our oceans. In Australia, what we send down our kitchen, laundry, and bathroom drains – and everything we...

30 years on from Rainbow Warrior bombing environment voices are still needed

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 10 July, 2015

By David Ritter – Posted in ABC Environment 10 July 2015 Today marks the 30th anniversary of the bombing of protest vessel, the Rainbow Warrior. As much as ever, small voices need to join a chorus to show our leaders what is right. IF A...

Shark attack: Here’s how many sharks humans kill every hour

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 9 July, 2015

How big is the gap between how many people are killed by sharks each year, and how many sharks we kill? The comparison will amaze you. Sharks have been around on earth much longer than us, and play vital roles in keeping oceans healthy.

Overcoming fear of heights to stop new coal mining province

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 6 July, 2015

Perth based geologist Ric Davies was out to show support for a responsible resources industry I’m scared of heights – tall buildings, cliff tops and lifts. Glass lifts really get my blood pumping. Even the thought of it makes me nervous. But I’m...

UNESCO has made their call on the status of the Great Barrier Reef. What does it mean...

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 2 July, 2015

Over the past month, passionate people in the Greenpeace movement like you have been sending a strong message to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee: if we want to protect the world’s largest Reef for future generations, destructive coal...

Have your say: What should Australia’s food labelling laws look like?

Blog entry by Nathaniel Pelle | 2 July, 2015

We’ve been making noise about seafood labelling for over a year now, and we’re slowly making progress. Following our campaign last summer, a Senate Committee recommended that Australian ‘Country of Origin Labelling’ (CoOL) laws should apply in...

Beyond reduce, reuse, recycle: The 9 ‘R’s of a sustainable life

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 26 June, 2015

When it comes to recycling, Australians have a great reputation. In the past few decades, recycling has gone mainstream, with a two or three bin system now available for most people at home, in their workplace, and out and about in public.

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